The Orion

‘Cats flourish in Raley Field

Chico State's Dave Taylor head Baseball Coach talking to the team during a time up on the game against the Sonoma State Seawolves on Feb 27. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Kevin Lucena

March 6, 2015

Playing in Sacramento Sunday, at the Sacramento Rivercats stadium Raley Field, the Chico State baseball team won in convincing fashion over Sonoma State, with a final score of 7-2. The victory earned the ‘Cats a split in their four game series with the ‘Wolves, improving their record to 6-4 overall in the Californi...

Chico State wins home opener with a walk-off

Chico State's junior infielder Andrew Carrillo ready to hit the ball during the game against Sonoma State on Feb 27. Photo credit: Caio Calado

James Groh

March 5, 2015

Chico State won their home opener in walk-off fashion beating rivals Sonoma State, wing a final score of 3-2. The first half of the game was a pitchers duel between Chico State graduate student Luke Barker and Sonoma State senior Bobby Raymos. Sonoma State opened up the scoring when junior A...

‘Cats kick off 4-game series with a win

Junior pitcher A.J. Epstein throws a player out attempting to steal a base during practice. Photo credit: Zach Aucella

Matthew Vislosky

February 23, 2015

The Wildcats started out their series against Cal State Stanislaus with a victory on Friday. Chico State came away with a 5-1 win.The 'Cats' senior pitcher Luke Barker struck out 11 batters, allowed three hits and only one run as he worked his way to his first complete game of the season. Chico State jumped out to a quick lead with a solo home run fr...

Wildcats stay alive in CCAA tourney

Sophomore Brad Lohse delivers in a game earlier this season. Photo credit: Salahadin Albutti

Emerson Keenan

May 9, 2014

The Wildcats came back with eight unanswered runs on Friday afternoon in Stockton, winning 10-4 against the Sonoma State Seawolves and moving one step closer to the winning the CCAA Championship. With the 'Cats leading 2-1 in the top of the fifth inning, starting pitcher Brad Lohse ran into trouble whe...

Wildcat catchers display good grip on game

Jake Bailey, a senior kinesiology major, opens his glove, waiting to receive a pitch during Saturday's second game of the double header against CSU East Bay. Photo credit: Grant Mahan

Nicholas Woodard

April 8, 2014

Behind the strong pitching staffs of the baseball and softball teams at Chico State is a select group. It's a group that works hard to frame strikes, dig out sliders and nail base-stealers. Catchers. The Wildcat catchers are not only receivers for a pair of league-leading staffs, but they also display the physical and ment...

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